Hunter Dies in Chautauqua County
Sheriff’s deputies got a call at about 3:10 p.m. from a concerned friend of 68-year-old Allen “Randy” Smith, who had gone hunting.
Deputies and their K9 unit found Smith in a wooded area in Ashville at around 6:15. They say it appears something broke on his tree stand and he fell about 20 feet.
Smith was pronounced dead at the scene.